diy house hiding outdoor planter

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Ready to get building for outdoors this summer?  Together with Kreg Tool a group of us buildy bloggers have come up with some awesome outdoor diy build projects.  Today we are all sharing different projects with details on how to build your own!.

hose hiding planter horizontal collage tml

Materials:                                                    

4 – 1x4x8 cedar board

2 – 1x2x8 cedar board

1 – 1x6x8 cedar board

1 – 2x2x8 pine board

wood glue

1 ¼” exterior screws

1 ¼” pocket hole screws

Cut List:

16 – 1×4 @ 16” (side slats)

8 – 1×2 @ 14 1/2” (side cross supports)

4 – 2×2 @ 17 1/4” (legs)

3 – 1×4 @ 14 1/2” (base slats)

2 – 1×6 @ 14” (planter box long sides)

2 – 1×6 @ 12 1/2” (planter box short sides)

4 – 1×4 @ 19 ½” ends cut at 45 miter not parallel (box trim)

3 – 1×4 @ 12 ½” (planter box base slats).

hose hiding planter before tmlhose hiding planter after tml

 

Step 1: Make sides.  Predrill pocket holes into two slats at edges.  Attach slats to cross supports using glue and 1 ¼” countersunk screws from the interior.

Step 2: Legs.  Attach short side panels to legs using glue and 1 ¼” pocket hole screws.

Step 3: Make box.  Attach two remaining short side pieces to legs using glue and 1 ¼” pocket hole screws.  Repeat for other side panel to complete the box.

Step 4: Base slats.  Attach base slats to box from underside using 1 ¼” pocket hole screws.

Step 5: Planter box.  Predrill pocket holes for attaching trim to box side pieces prior to construction.  Attach short sides of box to long sides using glue and 1 ¼” pocket hole screws.

Step 6: Planter box trim.  Attach trim pieces together to make a ‘frame’ using glue and 1 ¼” pocket hole screws.

Step 7: Trim.  Attach planter box to underside of trim using 1 ¼” pocket hole screws.

Step 8: Base slats.  Attach planter box base slats from underside using glue and 1 ¼” pocket hole screws.

 

 

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